AKRON – Tippecanoe Valley’s boys tennis team opened its season with a 5-0 sweep of visiting North Judson Thursday evening.
The Vikings won all five matches in straight sets, winning a pair of tiebreakers along the way. Eric Wright lost just three games in his win at No. 3 singles, and the No. 2 doubles team of Dylan Sponseller and Karson Bailey lost just two games in their win.
Valley will travel to Walton on Saturday to play in the Lewis-Cass Invitational.
TIPPECANOE VALLEY 5,
NORTH JUDSON 0
SINGLES: No. 1 – Keith Wright (TV) def. Bohen Stayrock (NJ)  6-2, 6-3; No. 2 – Seth Hoffman (TV) def. Brendon Medbasn (NJ) 7-6 (3), 6-4; No. 3 – Eric Wright (TV) def. Sam Back (NJ) 6-3, 6-0.
DOUBLES: No. 1 – Dakota Parker and Garrett Feldman (TV) def. Sam Allender and Briber Staybrook (NJ) 6-3, 7-6 (6); No. 2 – Dylan Sponseller and Alex Kromkowski (TV) def. Blake Shell and Karson Bailey (NJ) 6-2, 6-0

West Noble Sweeps Valley
LIGONIER – Abby Betten had eight digs, Emily Peterson had seven assists and Sophie Bussard added six kills and four blocks in visiting Tippecanoe Valley’s 25-22, 25-17, 25-10 volleyball loss at West Noble Thursday evening.
The Lady Viking junior varsity also fell, 25-13 and 25-17. Marlea Myers had four digs and a pair of aces for Valley.
Tippecanoe Valley (1-1) will host Winamac at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Viking Soccer Blanked
NAPPANEE – Tippecanoe Valley’s boys soccer team fell 8-0 at NorthWood on Thursday.
The Vikings will host Three Rivers Conference foe Maconaquah Monday.

Lady Tiger Golf Defeats Tippecanoe Valley, Wabash

ROCHESTER – Senior Madi Graham was the medalist, shooting a 41 to lead the Warsaw girls golf team to a pair of wins at Mill Creel/Round Barn Golf Club Thursday. Warsaw’s team score of 186 bested Tippecanoe Valley’s 214 and Wabash’s 223.
Page Desenberg posted a score of 46, Delaney Wihebrink shot a 49, Izzy Ray a 50 and Madelyn Ray a 51 for Warsaw.
“The girls did a great job of managing a new course most of them have not seen. They are beginning to think their way through the round and manage the course on a much more consistent basis,“ Lady Tiger head coach Tad Nieter said.
Makayla Sandbakken had the low score for the Lady Vikings, shooting a 48. Victoria Biddle was a shot behind Sandbakken, with Blake McBrier coming in at 54, Bethany Johnson and Lexi Cumberland checked in with a 63 and 65, respectively.
Warsaw improved to 6-1 on the season, and with a split Valley moved its season record to 2-6.
The Lady Tigers will host the Warsaw invitational at Stonehenge Country club on Saturday. Tippecanoe Valley returns to Mill Creek on Saturday for the Rochester Invitational.
WARSAW 186,
TIPPECANOE VALLEY 214, WABASH 223
at Mill Creek/Round Barn GC, Rochester

Warsaw – Madi Graham 41 (medalist), Page Desenberg 46, Delaney Wihebrink 49, Izzy Ray 50, Madelyn Ray 51
Valley – Makayla Sandbakken 48, Victoria Biddle 49, Blake McBrier 54, Bethany Johnson 63, Lexi Cumberland 65
Wabash – Bella Carrillo Halle Miller 54, Lindsey Matter 61, Maya Benysh 61, Cyle Carmichael 84
Records – Warsaw 6-1, Valley 2-6
Warsaw JV – Grayson Kilburn 47, Madison Martz 53, Miriam Hagg 64, Valerie Messmore 72, Cassidy Good 75
Valley JV – Jordan Krotke 65, Brianna McBrier 66, Jade VanMeter 88, Kelsey Shafer 93